BENEFITING: PENCILS OF PROMISE INCORPORATED
EVENT DATE: Jul 31, 2016
Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 to increase access to quality education for children in the developing world. PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide education opportunities for children, no matter where they were born or what resources they have available. PoP has built more than 300 schools throughout Laos, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Ghana, providing education opportunities to over 31,000 students and establishing itself as a leader amongst the innovative global nonprofits working toward sustainable social change. PoP was founded by Adam Braun who recently released his New York Times best-selling book, The Promise of a Pencil, the story of how Adam turned $25 into more than 300 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.